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Lexus Soarer (Toyota Soarer) 1991-2000

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Lexus Soarer
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Lexus Soarer Lexus Soarer 2.5 GT Twin Turbo
Toyota Soarer 4.0 V8

Lexus Soarer 2.5 Twin Turbo (1991-1996)
Country
Japan
Top Speed (mph)
167
0-60 mph
5.8
BHP
276 @6200rpm
Torque lbft
268 @4800rpm
BHP per ton
173
Engine capacity CC/CU
2491/152
Engine type
Straight 6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbochargers x 2
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
191.3
Width (in)
70.5
Height (in)
52.8
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3520

Additional Info: Also known more correctly as a Toyota Soarer. They came with a 2.5 Twin Turbo engine as above (1991-1996), a single turbo 2.5 VVTi engine (1996-2000), a 225bhp 3.0 litre engine (SC300 1994-2000) with 0-60 in around 7.4 secs and 1/4 mile of 15.7 and a 4.0 litre V8 engine (SC400) (below).

 

Lexus Soarer 4.0 V8 (1991-1997)
Country
Japan
Top Speed (mph)
150
0-60 mph
6.9
1/4 mile
15.2
BHP
260 @5300rpm
Torque lbft
272 @4500rpm
BHP per ton
160
Engine capacity CC/CU
3969/242
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Valve Type/No
DOHC 32
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
191.1
Width (in)
70.5
Height (in)
52.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3576

Additional Info: Also known as an SC400. The 4.0 came with 3 different suspension setups, coil, air or active suspension.